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Student Finance

Student Finance England is the name for the administration of higher education student loans, grants and Disabled Students Allowances. All enquiries should be made directly to Student Finance England. Tel: 0845 300 5090  For details of the arrangements, the online application facility and other finance…

Support for parents of children with SEND

Parent Zone Parents from our parent groups across the Bi-borough have proposed a range of questions across education, health and social care that they would like to have answered. In our new Parent Zone, we publish these questions alongside answers from staff at the Local…

Tax free childcare

The Tax-Free Childcare offer is a scheme  launched by the Government alongside the additional 15 hours free childcare for working parents. This scheme is designed to help working families with their childcare costs. Visit the government's Childcare Choices page for more information by clicking the link to…

Terms and Conditions of use

By registering with this website, you agree to these terms and conditions ("Terms").  Please read the Terms carefully as they set out your rights and obligation.  They also provide information on how you can submit material (“Content”) and how this will be used. IF WE…

Total Family Coaching

Total Family Coaching  Upcoming Parenting Programmes with Total Family Coaching will now take place online. The sessions will be delivered on Zoom: all parents will be given clear instructions and support in joining the sessions. Every parent will be offered a 1-2-1 session online prior to…

Traineeships

Please find below information about traineeships. Also, apprenticeship opportunities are regularly offered in Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC): GOV.UK: What is a traineeship GOV.UK: Find a traineeship Careers helpline for teenagers National Careers Service  Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) careers portal Should you have…

Training and employment

COVID-19 / Coronavirus - Updates and Resources Please click here to access the page We want our directory to be as helpful and easy-to-use as possible. All feedback from parents, professionals and young people is invaluable. Help us to continue to improve this website by…

Training and support for schools and settings

This page brings together council-commissioned training options for schools and settings in Kensington & Chelsea relevant to supporting children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).   View the sections below to find out more about the different training packages that are available. …

Training for early years practitioners

Information about all training opportunites for Early Years professionals are provided below. Please contact the Childcare and Early Education Service if you would like to advertise any training opportunites for Early Years Practitioners. BBCEES offer EY partners offer Knowledge hub PHE physical development training Early…

Training for professionals

Information about all training opportunites for Early Years professionals are provided below. Please contact the Childcare and Early Education Service if you would like to advertise any training opportunites for Early Years Practitioners.

Transitions

Starting nursery or school is a big milestone in a child’s life and can be both an exciting and anxious time for the child and parents/carers. Below are a few tips and guidance that can support you as an early years practitioner to make this…

Transitions during the Early Years

Starting nursery or school is a big milestone in your child’s life and can be both an exciting and anxious time for the child and parents/carers. Below are a few tips that can help to make this new transition as smooth as possible for your…

Transitions in the Early Years toolkit

Starting nursery or school is a big milestone in a child’s life and can be both an exciting and anxious time for the child and parents/carers. Below are a few tips and guidance that can support you as an early years practitioner to make this…

Tri-Music Together training sessions

The Tri-borough Early Years Music Consortium (TBEYMC) is currently building on the success of phase 1 of the Tri-Music Together (TMT) workforce development project that took place 2016-2018. In phase 2 of the TMT project (2019-2021) we are continuing to offer a range of CPD…

Under 5s Activities to do at home

Here are some resources you can do with your under 5s whilst at home: Download these activities Mindful Monsters Mr Cress Head  Den Building  How to make Playdough  Pasta Jewellery  Shake Rattle and Roll  Brown Bear Physical Activity  Treasure Basket Babies  Owl babies story time…

University and college hardship funds

You could get extra money from your university or college if you’re experiencing financial hardship. You may be, for example: a student with children, especially single parents a mature student with existing financial commitments from a low-income family disabled a student that was previously in…

Useful funding forms and information

The following forms and documents have been created to support your childcare business. Parental declaration form Estimates Actuals Navigation tabs Estimated Hours Childcare mode Eligibility checker Data entry Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Funding Team

Useful organisations for young people

This page is being developed and more details will be available very soon.

Useful Resources and Links

Resources and useful links coming soon

Useful resources for families

Diversity Matters  Diversity means understanding and accepting that each individual is unique, and recognizing our individual differences. These can be along the dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or other ideologies. Below you can find…

Virtual one-to-one advice and guidance

We will try and maintain regular contact with all of our families who attend by email, telephone or text and continue to offer virtual one-to-one support and identify anything you may need in the coming months.  If you need to speak to one of our…

Visual impairment support

In this section you will find useful information and referrals pathway: Referral pathway for visual impairment support 2019 Visual impairment support service offer 2019-2020

Volunteering in Kensington and Chelsea

Volunteering can be a very rewarding experience and a great opportunity to learn new skills or meet new people. Please find below some opportunities available locally: Do it: Kensington and Chelsea Volunteer centre Kensington and Chelsea

Washable nappy Zoom online demos / Free reusable nappy vouchers

Please find further details and register for this event: Washable nappy Zoom online demos

Westminster Early Years clusters

Next Cluster Meeting dates: Monday 30th November 2020                 WCC North East Cluster  3:30 – 4:30pm​ Tuesday 1st December 2020                   WCC North West Cluster  3:30 – 4:30pm  
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